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authorRoland Hieber <>2021-03-26 21:07:58 +0100
committerRoland Hieber <>2021-03-26 21:07:58 +0100
commitb30a3162f2f9374475bcc955f152e69fa1c8054c (patch)
parent50f7f71f81da2b2544098c7d4a83f7f894503ebb (diff)
update READMEHEADmaster
Signed-off-by: Roland Hieber <>
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-Questions, feedback, patches please email:
+Utilities to work with device trees in Linux userspace
-For patches, please prefix your subject with "[PATCH dt-utils]" (for example,
-see the git-config manpage for the option format.subjectPrefix).
+The following tools are available:
+* barebox-state: access barebox' state storage
+* fdtdump: dump a device tree binary to stdout
+* dtblint: lint a compiled device tree
+For questions, feedback, patches, please send a mail to
+ <>
+Note: you must be subscribed to post to this mailing list. You can do so by
+sending an empty mail to <>.
+The Git repository for this software can be found at
+ <>
+Any patches should be sent to the mailing list above. Please prefix your
+subject with "[PATCH dt-utils]" (when sending patches with Git, see the
+git-config manpage for the option format.subjectPrefix).
This project uses the Developer's Certificate of Origin, as stated in the file
-DCO in this repository, with the same process as used for the Linux kernel:
+DCO bundled with this software, using the same process as for the Linux kernel:
+ <>
By adding a Signed-off-by line (e.g. using `git commit -s`) saying
Signed-off-by: Random J Developer <>
(using your real name and e-mail address), you state that your contributions
are in line with the DCO.
+Copyright (C) 2021 Pengutronix and contributors
+This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under
+the terms of the GNU General Public License, version 2 as published by the Free
+Software Foundation.
+This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY
+WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A
+PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License (the file COPYING
+bundled with this software) for more details.